Quite interesting, especially in the epilogue where monkeys were shown to exhibit all kinds of human behaviours after being taught the way of money. But overall the chapters have no logical connections, the subject matters are only lightly touched
..." upon, and the book feels rather inconsequential on the whole.Continua...Nascondi
If you are a fans of Freakonomics, then stay away from Superfreakonomics. The book has an unified theme, but has no unified way of writing. In each chapter, the authors spent many paragraphs to talk about many other things before going into the main
..." point of the chapter, but spent too little on it. For example the last two chapters, they kept telling us how great the company IV is, how clever the scientists they are, how much good deeds (inventions) or patents owned by them, how are they the saviours of our planet... but I am reading a book regarding hidden economic facts, not the IV biography!
Lastly, why the hell economists spend their time and fund to study if monkeys are like people? Will the human world leap a big advance if monkeys are proven to have the same behaviour as human - or it is just that we can have a new subject in university - "Monkeyonomics"?Continua...Nascondi